unusual things in your car boot
The idea for this thread occured when in the car park this morning with a work collegue who asked why I have;
98 wine glasses
The Guiness book of records
20 rugby balls
All in the boot of my car
What is in you car “just hanging around” that might prowoke a need for an explanation?Posted 4 years agotazzymtbMember
Safety kit, full face respirator, huuuuge bolt croppers, demolition saw, kevlar gloves, exiting microbiological solutions, pots of bits of person, a fat bike, riding kit and some firewood. Oh and large grey chest with secret testing stuff in that weighs about as much as average adult male chimpanzeePosted 4 years agoHarry_the_SpiderSubscriber
2 off – Sheet of cardboard to protect the boot liner from the bikes.Posted 4 years ago
1 off – Old footwell mat to protect the bikes from each other and to stand on whilst changing out of muddy kit.
1 off – Haribo (open and covered in grit and fluff).
10 off – Tesco “Bags for Life”.
1 off – Pair of baggies.
1 off – Long sleeve cycling top.
87 off – Toes of my victims.ScapegoatSubscriber
A net bag containing some rugby balls, some sports bibs and some cones.Posted 4 years ago
A track pump.
Several plastic containers smeared with blackberry juice.
A dozen or more nitryl gloves.
Alcohol hand cleanser.
A small, very sharp knife.
Tufts of what appears to be rabbit fur.
A large pack of grime wipes.
Various cable ties.
Some partridge feathers.
Several empty .22 cases and a couple of spent 20 bore cartridges.
A copy of Benj Howarths West Yorks MTB route guide.
A bottle of Skin So Soft and some Autan with Deet.
Some blood stained matting.
A single cycling mitt. (Left)
A Nite Force lamp.
A pair of Raybans (refugees from the 90s…. Square Metals)porter_jamieSubscriber
trolley jack, 3 ft 1/2″ breaker bar and 17mm socket, jump leads, triangle, tow rope, oil, water, radweld, bulbs, wd40, blocks of wood for jack, ratchet straps, sprodgers (the elasticated things with hooks both ends for stopping bikes flapping about), plank (for motorbike) waterproof jacket, spare brake pads, spare glow plugs, a set of britool ratcheting spanners, some plastigauge, track pump, hi vis jacket.Posted 4 years agosingletrackstinkerMember
Not really interesting but definitely rank.
A big lump of cheese from a bike trip 4 weeks ago (must remove that soon)
A packet of ham from same bike trip (daren’t open it)
2 Part baked baguettes
A bed sheet
A bivvy bag
An archive box lid (useful to stop annoying rattles against the windows from handlebars)
The missus got in the car last night and suggested that a valet deal on groupon might be a good idea, she hasn’t seen my desk…Posted 4 years ago
In actual fact, there was a toy dinosaur in there for a while, now there is just a shitload of bags for life of all kinds. Enough to carry about ten trolleys worth of shopping, and way more than the car could carry if they were full.
Other than that it’s just oil, screenwash, spare bulbs, that kind of thing.Posted 4 years ago
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